Junior Simpson

With his infectious energy and huge stage presence it is easy to see why Junior Simpson is a circuit favourite.  Simpson has a boundless joy and exuberance that has audiences hooked with hilarity.   A true observational comic Simpson finds his humour in the everyday and humdrum with anecdotes of his world travels as a comedian adding a personal originality to his set. Although mischevious and daring, Simpson is never crass or crude and can tailor his set to suit any audience making him a favourite for warm up, TV and corporate work.

LIVE WORK

Junior is a regular headliner at clubs all over theUKand is also in great demand internationally performing as far afield asSouth AfricaandAustralia.  Junior is also a regular contributor to The Cutting Edge Team at the Comedy Store.

FESTIVALS

Junior has performed in countless festivals including…

  • Leeds Comedy In The Park
  • Carling Weekend
  • Reading Festival
  • Leeds Festival
  • Brighton Festival
  • Guilfest
  • Edinburgh Festival Fringe
  • Leicester Comedy Festival
  • Birmingham Comedy Festival
  • Liverpool Comedy Festival
  • Ealing Comedy Festival
  • Vodacom Funny Festival (Cape Town)

 

RADIO

Numerous spots on most major radio stations around theUKand the world. Including…

 

  • London Live
  • The Edge
  • The Beaton Generation R4
  • You Call That A Quiz GLR
  • Stand Up Two R2

 

TV

  • Richard And Judy
  • Big Brother’s Big Mouth (C4)
  • Big Brother’s Little Brother (C4)
  • Meet The Magoons
  • Armstrong & Miller Show
  • Casualty  (BBC)
  • The Comic Side of Seven Days (BBC)
  • Abba Mania (ITV)
  • Elvis Mania (ITV)
  • Keen Eddie (Fox)
  • First Cut (Carlton)
  • Holby City(BBC)
  • Oliver’s Twist  (Food Network)
  • Maximum Exposure (Bravo)
  • Blankety Blank (LWT)
  • The Heaven And Earth Show (BBC)
  • The Live Floor Show (BBC Scotland)
  • They Think Its All Over (BBC)
  • Night Fever (CH5)
  • Never Mind the Buzzcocks   (BBC)
  • People Do The Craziest Things (CarltonTV)
  • Question Of TV (BBC)
  • The Harry Enfield Show (Sky One)
  • In The Dark With Junior Simpson (CH5)
  • Jim Davidson Presents… (BBC)
  • Surfer’sParadise(Carlton TV)
  • The Stand Up Show – Series 5 (BBC1)
  • The Comedy Store (C5, 1997/8)
  • The 11 O’Clock show (CH4)
  • MissionImprobable (CH5)
  • The Stand Up Show (BBC1, 1998)
  • Nights Out At The Empire (C4, April, 1998)
  • Bring Me The Head Of Light Entertainment (C5)
  • The Comedy Network series 2 (CH5, 1997/8)
  • Is That It (Anglia, 1997)
  • Nights out at the Empire (C4, 1997)
  • Live at Jongleurs 3 (U.K Gold, 1997)
  • Live at Jongleurs 2 (U.K Gold, 1997)
  • Live at Jongleurs 1 (UK, Gold) August 1996
  • The Comedy Network (CH5, Paramount Channel 1997)
  • Good Stuff Comedy (Carlton, 1997)
  • Club Class (CH5, Paramount Channel 1997)
  • The Comedy Store (CH5, Paramount Comedy Channel 1997)
  • Saturday Live (LWT, June 1996)
  • The Wright Stuff
  • Top Gear
  • Stupid Punts
  • Queen Mania
  • Comedy Cafe
  • The 100 Greatest Sex Symbols
  • The Story Of Light Entertainment
  • Britain’s Funniest Comedy Characters
  • Back In The Day
  • EdinburghOr Bust

 

THEATRE

  • Independent Black Woman (Director/Co-Writer/Lead Actor)
  • Loverman (Co-Writer/Actor)
  • Smallie
  • Slave Babies
  • Baby Father

 

FILM

  • Don’t Stop Dreaming (Role: Dildar Singh) 2007 (Director: Azjad Nazir)
  • Love Actually (Role: DJ) 2003 (Director. Richard Curtis)
  • High Heels and Low Lifes (Role: “Micky”) 2001 (Dir. Mel Smith)

 

WRITING CREDITS

  • As The Chicken Jerks – (stage sitcom) Hackney Empire
  • Lover Man  – Hackney Empire and Lewisham Theatre 
  • Independent Black Women – Hackney Empire Lewisham Theatre

 

WARM UP ARTIST

  • Dead Ringers (BBC)
  • Pilot for the ‘Ist TV Show’ (Zenith),
  • The Sketch Show (Avalon),
  • Ali G Show (Talkback),
  • Hippies (Talk Back),
  • Jo Brands Commercial Breakdown (Celador),
  • Comic Relief (BBC),
  • Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC),
  • Gas (CH4),
  • Rolf Harris’s Amazing World Of Animals (BBC),
  • In Exile (C4),
  • Live from Jongleurs (U.K Gold)
  • Saturday Live (LWT),
  • The Frank Skinner Show
  • The Late Jonathan Ross
  • Abba Mania
  • It’s A Knockout
  • The Stand Up Show
  • Gease Mania
  • Elvis Mania
  • Gimme, Gimme, Gimme
  • I’m Alan Partridge
  • Live At Jongleurs
  • QI